Tag Archives: Religion

Black Friday briefs

Compare and contrast: Hundreds of Egyptian Christians have been arrested and charged with serious crimes, dutifully reported by the AP as a riot (as opposed to “protest”—their standard word for Palestinian riots in Israel). When Muslims rioted against Christians and … Continue reading

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State Dept.: Israel’s religious freedom is as bad as Iran’s

The State Department truly is filled with morons. It says that religious freedoms in Israel are on the same level as those of Iran and Saudi Arabia. Yeah, because it’s just like two countries that lop off hands, stone women, … Continue reading

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The It’s Tuesday briefs

Another year gone already? I don’t know what it is, but this task seems more onerous now that I’m a year older. Or maybe I’m just all tuckered out from driving back and forth to NJ twice in the last … Continue reading

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More briefs!

Awesome! I get to piss off the Mormons again: Every time I post about the Mormons posthumously baptizing Jews, one of them manages to read my blog and post an angry comment. So here it is: The LDS say they’re … Continue reading

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The Cordoba House and the Caliphate

Disregarding all the arguments about the cultural center/mosque to be known as the Cordoba House wants to build at Ground Zero, I was struck by one thing in particular: The name of the cultural center. What, I wondered, was the … Continue reading

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Muslim ERA watch

Students at an Islamic university in India are demanding that their female teachers wear the all-covering burqa—the sack with the wire mesh for the eyes. The teacher, who is also Muslim, refuses to wear one. Sirin Middya, who described herself … Continue reading

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The fabled Muslim religious tolerance strikes again

A 12-year-old Muslim girl was abducted and raped by a Coptic Christian Egyptian in November. The attacker was arrested. But the rule of law wasn’t enough. First, Muslims murdered Christian shoppers. Attackers in a car raked a crowd of shoppers … Continue reading

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L’shana Tovah

A happy and sweet New Year to all of the Jews who read my blog (and those who don’t).

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Obama on Rosh Hashanah

I read the president’s message to me and my coreligionists, and I tried not to think that it was pompous, lecturing, and inappropriate—even after I watched the video, where Obama didn’t so much as crack a smile. So I decided … Continue reading

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Honesty is the best policy, Israeli Exception Clause version

“Part of being a good friend is being honest,” Mr. Obama said in an interview with NPR News. “And I think there have been times where we are not as honest as we should be about the fact that the … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas is a mosque

I’m sure the OIC will rush to embrace this idea, and by next Christmas, we’ll see foreign workers in Saudi Arabia holding Mass. EU Parliament President Hans-Gert Poettering called on Arab governments on Tuesday to allow Christian churches to be … Continue reading

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Another “disturbed” “extremist” kills another Jew

Every time a Jew is murdered by a Muslim who states clearly that he is killing the Jew in the name of Islam, the authorities and the news services fall all over themselves declaring that he was a nutcase, an … Continue reading

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The famous Muslim “tolerance”: Death to apostates

Say, that famous Muslim tolerance of other faiths we’ve heard so much about? I’m thinking someone’s not being quite truthful. A month ago, the Iranian parliament voted in favour of a draft bill, entitled “Islamic Penal Code”, which would codify … Continue reading

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Israeli shows Al-Jazeera that Israeli spirit

An Israeli researcher told Al-Jazeera (and by proxy, Muslims) exactly what Jewish ties to Jerusalem are compared to the Arabs. Rayyan opened with the question, “Mr. Mordechai, is this decision meant to constitute another nail in the coffin of the … Continue reading

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Islam and tolerance of other faiths

Does anyone else think that organizing a conference on interfaith dialogue—from the Saudia Arabian city of Mecca, a place in which only Muslims are allowed to set foot—is a signal that perhaps the Saudis don’t really mean what they say? … Continue reading

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